The Catalytic Podcast Library - Exponent Philanthropy

The Catalytic Podcast Library

Meet some of the most creative, resourceful, and risk-taking funders in the country. These individuals are creating a new kind of philanthropy that shifts from the transactional to the transformational.

How Listening and Building Relationships Allowed a Small Foundation to Catalyze Transformation Pt 2

How Listening and Building Relationships Allowed a Small Foundation to Catalyze Transformation Pt 2

Colleen O’Keefe
The Sauer Family Foundation

How Listening and Building Relationships Allowed a Small Foundation to Catalyze Transformation Pt 1

How Listening and Building Relationships Allowed a Small Foundation to Catalyze Transformation Pt 1

Colleen O’Keefe
The Sauer Family Foundation

How a Next Generation Influences Its Family to Embrace Environment, Social Justice as Integral to the Mission

How a Next Generation Influences Its Family to Embrace Environment, Social Justice as Integral to the Mission

Kimberly Quintero
Pincus Family Foundation

How a Small, Place-Based Foundation Was Instrumental in Catalyzing Investment in Native American Communities, in Ways Determined by the Communities Themselves Part 1

How a Small, Place-Based Foundation Was Instrumental in Catalyzing Investment in Native American Communities, in Ways Determined by the Communities Themselves Part 1

Henry Rael
McCune Foundation

How a Small, Place-Based Foundation Was Instrumental in Catalyzing Investment in Native American Communities, in Ways Determined by the Communities Themselves Part 2

How a Small, Place-Based Foundation Was Instrumental in Catalyzing Investment in Native American Communities, in Ways Determined by the Communities Themselves Part 2

Henry Rael
McCune Foundation

A Womens’ Collective Giving Group Asks Nonprofits, ”How Can We Support Transformation at Your Organization?” Part 1

A Womens’ Collective Giving Group Asks Nonprofits, ”How Can We Support Transformation at Your Organization?” Part 1

Sandy Cook
Impact100 Metro Denver

A Womens’ Collective Giving Group Asks Nonprofits, ”How Can We Support Transformation at Your Organization?” Part 2

A Womens’ Collective Giving Group Asks Nonprofits, ”How Can We Support Transformation at Your Organization?” Part 2

Sandy Cook
Impact100 Metro Denver

A Foundation Makes a Big Bet, and Transforms Its Philanthropy Part 1

A Foundation Makes a Big Bet, and Transforms Its Philanthropy Part 1

Don Carpenter
Emanuel and Pauline A. Lerner Foundation

A Foundation Makes a Big Bet, and Transforms Its Philanthropy Part 2

A Foundation Makes a Big Bet, and Transforms Its Philanthropy Part 2

Don Carpenter
Emanuel and Pauline A. Lerner Foundation

Building Sustainability by Connecting Grantee Partners with Business, Government, Academia

Building Sustainability by Connecting Grantee Partners with Business, Government, Academia

Jackie Edwards
Pascale Sykes Foundation

How Focusing Deeply Transformed a Foundation, Leading to Systems-Level Work

How Focusing Deeply Transformed a Foundation, Leading to Systems-Level Work

Caroline Wertz
Scheidel Foundation

From Supporting Programs to Building Organizations

From Supporting Programs to Building Organizations

Lindsey Stammerjohn
The John Gogian Family Foundation

From Supporting Programs to Building Organizations Part 2

From Supporting Programs to Building Organizations Part 2

Lindsey Stammerjohn
The John Gogian Family Foundation

A Foundation Leader Serves as Mentor and Coach in Her Community

A Foundation Leader Serves as Mentor and Coach in Her Community

Bonnie Gonzalez
Knapp Community Care Foundation (KCCF), Texas

How Community Participation Amplifies a Foundation‘s Work

How Community Participation Amplifies a Foundation‘s Work

Diane Brown
Community Foundation for South Central New York

Advocating for State-Level Systems Change Part 1

Advocating for State-Level Systems Change Part 1

Michael Weinberg
Thornburg Foundation

Advocating for Change Part 2: The Power of Joining a Coalition

Advocating for Change Part 2: The Power of Joining a Coalition

Michael Weinberg
Thornburg Foundation

Advocating for Change Part 3: Tips for Getting Started

Advocating for Change Part 3: Tips for Getting Started

Michael Weinberg
Thornburg Foundation

Convening Nurtures Community and Powerful Ideas

Convening Nurtures Community and Powerful Ideas

Janis Reischmann
Hau‘oli Mau Loa Foundation

See the Big Picture, Become a Player in Your State

See the Big Picture, Become a Player in Your State

Doug Bauer
The Clark, Scriven and Fernleigh Foundations, NY

Trust Puts You in a Learning Stance

Trust Puts You in a Learning Stance

Phil Li
Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, NY

Rejuvenating a Field by Backing Creative New Approaches

Rejuvenating a Field by Backing Creative New Approaches

Mary Anthony
1772 Foundation, Inc.

Finding and Supporting Breakthrough Ideas Part 1

Finding and Supporting Breakthrough Ideas Part 1

John Richardson
Blackstone Ranch Institute

Finding and Supporting Breakthrough Ideas Part 2

Finding and Supporting Breakthrough Ideas Part 2

John Richardson
Blackstone Ranch Institute

The Power of Proximity

The Power of Proximity

Sheena Solomon
The Gifford Foundation